Scottish sea lice argument
The Scottish sea lice issue has reared its head again with one of the largest seafood companies in the world, Marine Harvest, facing renewed calls to move its farms away from wild salmon populations to prevent transmission of parasites.
Weak outcome of GFCM meeting
As the 37th annual session of the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) closed last week, Oceana said that it was appalled by the failure to take action in addressing the state of Mediterranean fish stocks.
A Day in the Delta (blog)
One recent Monday, I got to spend the day doing something outside, not in a conference room, not in my office, just out in one of North America's great natural wonders. Directly north of Mobile Bay, within a broad river valley that leads northward to the confluence of the Tombigbee and Alabama Rivers, lies a vast region of wetlands known by various names, including the Mobile-Tensaw delta, the Mobile Delta, or simply the Delta.
Marine Harvest signs up for ASC certification
MARINE Harvest Scotland, the country's largest salmon farm company, has announced it has committed itself to a new international scheme aiming to reducing the environmental and social impacts associated with the industry.
Blue whale protection may need to increase
The protection afforded to blue whales in New Zealand waters may need to be increased, now a study has found they may be more regular visitors to the South Taranaki Bight than previously thought.